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 Postdoctoral Research Associate
Institution/Organization: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Job Location: Illinois, U.S.A.
Contact Person: Summer Curry
Date Posted: September 7th, 2022
Closing Date: October 1st, 2022
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The Department of Psychology at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is searching for a postdoctoral scholar to join the Social Psychology Area as a full-time employee in the Spring 2023 semester, continuing into Fall 2023 and Spring 2024.


We are looking for a social psychologist to contribute to the research and teaching mission of our program. Applicants will have opportunities for mentorship and collaboration with social psychology faculty, as well as opportunities to conduct independent research. To facilitate research, the postdoc comes with a small research fund and the position comes with access to the psychology participant pool and other resources. The postdoc also has teaching obligations. These include overseeing core courses in the Social Psychology Area, including teaching lab courses and overseeing graduate instructors for large introductory and advanced courses.


Candidates must have a PhD by the time the appointment begins, evidence of scholarly productivity commensurate with experience, evidence of excellence in teaching, and experience relevant to the courses described above.


Salary is dependent on experience and qualifications. This is a full-time postdoctoral appointment for Spring 2023, Fall 2023, and Spring 2024. Target start date is January 1, 2023.


To apply, submit the following application materials listed below to Use the subject headline of “Social Postdoc”.

• CV
• Up to 3 representative publications
• Statement of research interests
• Statement of teaching
• Teaching evaluations, if available
• Applicants should also arrange for letters of recommendation from three (3) professional references to be sent to by the deadline.

Full consideration will be given to applications received by October 1, 2022, but review of applications will continue until the job is filled. For further information regarding application procedures, contact Summer Curry,

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.

Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply and may request a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (2008) to complete the application and/or interview process. Requests may be submitted through the reasonable accommodations portal, or by contacting the Accessibility & Accommodations Division of the Office for Access and Equity at 217-333-0885, or by emailing

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